Warner Bros. parts ways with chairman/CEO over alleged misconduct

Kevin Tsujihara is stepping aside after a report detailed his relationship with a young actress and his attempts to get her roles in films. Can the entertainment company pivot?

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In what should be a triumphant time for Warner Bros., the conversation has shifted to a leadership change.

Its parent company, AT&T-owned WarnerMedia, has been finishing up plans for launching a streaming service to compete with Netflix and new offerings from Disney and Apple. Instead, the studio must find a new leader after a story in the Hollywood Reporter made it untenable for Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara to stay on.

Tandem statements from Warner and Tsujihara conveyed the news to the public and company employees.

The incident reinforces that organizations are still responding to the #MeToo movement, and many organizations are increasingly aggressive in safeguarding their reputations.

Has the response from Warner Bros. been enough to help consumers move on?

The Hollywood Reporter wrote:

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